MS Albatros

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For other ships named Albatros, see Albatross (disambiguation).
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MS Albatros at sea, 2009.
Name: 1973-1991: Royal Viking Sea
1991-1997: Royal Odyssey
1997-2001: Norwegian Star
2001-2002: Norwegian Star 1
2002-2004: Crown [1]
2004-present: Albatros
Operator: 1972-1991: Royal Viking Line
1991-1997: Royal Cruise Line
1997-1998: Norwegian Cruise Line
1999-2001: Norwegian Capricorn Line
2001-2002: Star Cruises
2002: Crown Investments
2002-2005: Spanish Cruise Line
2005-present: Phoenix Reisen
Port of registry: 1973-1987: Oslo,  Norway
1987-present: Nassau,  Bahamas
Builder: Wärtsilä Helsinki New Shipyard, Finland
Yard number: 397
Launched: 19 January 1973
Acquired: 16 November 1973
In service: 25 November 1973
Identification: Call sign: C6CN4
IMO number: 7304314
MMSI number: 308784000
Status: In service
General characteristics (as built)
Tonnage: 20,018 GRT
3,594 DWT
Length: 177.70 m (583 ft)
Beam: 25.20 m (83 ft)
Draught: 7.30 m (24 ft)
Installed power: 4 × Wärtsilä-Sulzer 9ZH40/48
13,240 kW (combined)
Speed: 21 knots (39 km/h; 24 mph)
Capacity: 536 passengers
General characteristics (currently)[1]
Tonnage: 28,518 GRT
5,936 DWT
Length: 205.46 m (674 ft)
Beam: 27.00 m (89 ft)
Draught: 7.30 m (24 ft)
Installed power: 4 × Wärtsilä 6L38A
Propulsion: Two shafts; controllable pitch propellers
Capacity: 812 passengers

MS Albatros is a cruise ship, operated by the Germany-based travel agency Phoenix Reisen. She was built in 1973 by Wärtsilä Helsinki New Shipyard, Finland for Royal Viking Line as Royal Viking Sea, and has also sailed under the names Royal Odyssey, Norwegian Star, and Crown. She is the second Albatros.


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